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How to draw arc inside a triangle with tikz?

I wonder how to draw something like this picture using tikz or tkz-euclide. I really don't have any clue what to do first.
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tkzMarkAngle changes size of tikzpicutre

I am trying to label some 3D figures. Here is a MWE: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tikz-3dplot} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \...
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Bug in tkz-euclide? \tkzInterLL(S1,S2)(L,K) not working when points are defined by \tkzDefBarycentricPoint(A=1,D=2) \tkzGetPoint{K}

I've made this exercise to find the intersection point between a line and a plane. With this code: \documentclass[9pt,handout]{beamer} \usepackage{tkz-base} \usepackage{pgf,tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{...
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TikZ using \tkzMarkAngle in pics

I am trying to draw some Penrose tiling in order to learn more about tikz, and I can now make pics and place them. But I can't label angles: if I use \tkzMarkAngle (which would be ideal) in pics, I ...
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Two labels of different angle in the same position

Why only \beta-\gamma and \epsilon-\eta labels are centered around the same position and the other labels not? \PassOptionsToPackage{table, dvipsnames, svgnames, x11names}{xcolor} \documentclass [...
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Tkz-euclide problem: figure layout is larger than the real picture

When I use the tkz-euclide object (altitude and bisector) the figure layout is larger than the real picture dimension. How can I do to center and fit my images? \PassOptionsToPackage{table, ...
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tkz Axe with degree symbol

Is it possible to get an Axe with individual x-steps having the degree symbol? Like $50^\circ$, $100^\circ$ etc.? \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{pgf,tikz,tkz-fct,tkz-euclide} \...
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Line passing through the midpoints of a triangle

What i have done so far: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoint(2,3....
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Three lines which are intersecting a triangle

I want to draw three lines, namely l, m and n, which are cutting the triangle. It is possible that my question is very simple but I can't draw this. In fact I am able to draw three line segments with ...
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Drawing excircle on tkz-euclide

I'm aware that one can draw an incircle of a triangle in tkz-euclide with: \tkzDefCircle[in](A,B,C)\tkzGetPoint{I}\tkzGetLength{r} \tkzDrawCircle[R](I,r pt) Is there a shortcut for drawing the ...
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How can I draw following figures by using tkz-euclide

I wish to draw the following figures: Three circles in a row having radius 2cm, 3cm and 4cm respectively by using tkz-euclide. Three equilaterals triangles in a row having length of sides 2cm, 3cm ...
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What is the easiest way to recreate the picture using tikz or tkz-euclide?

I am trying to recreate the following picture in tkz-euclide. One big question I have is if there is a way to create a triangle using only the side lengths. In other words I would like to avoid using ...
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Horizontal alignment in minipage

My CODE: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[ a4paper,top=1in,bottom=1in,left=0.7in,right=0.7in,headheight=14.5pt,]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[misc]{ifsym} \...
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Draw Perpendicular to a line

Compile this: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[ a4paper,top=1in,bottom=1in,left=0.7in,right=0.7in,headheight=14.5pt,]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[misc]{...
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Positioning \tkzLabelAngle Inside Angle [duplicate]

I'm interested in getting the text of \tkzLabelAngle to always position inside the angle. I'm randomly generating these triangles, so I'm hoping there is a general solution that will work for all ...
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Scaling Figure side by side with tkz-euclide

I am trying to put two figures side by side but the right one should be scaled by a certain factor to appear bigger than the one left figure. My progress so far is the following code. I tried looking ...
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Save 3D point for later use in TikZ

I want to save a three dimensional point for later use in \sfDefPoint. I am trying to write a command that lets me draw a line (and its projections) between two points using a simple syntax (e.g. \...
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Precision of \tkzCalcLength

I was typesetting a triangle with tkz-euclide, trying to automate the process as much as possible, and noticed that there is some calculation mistakes when using \tkzCalcLength and \tkzGetLength AND ...
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Drawing a force parallelogram on scale with \tkzCalclength and \tkzGetlength and siunitx

For making exercises on different scale and different force vectors I want to make drawings like this: The code is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \usepackage{...
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Two circle-stealth segments with same starting point, showing off-set

I want to draw two force. Therefor I'm using the definition of two segments with ikz-euclid. But when you look closely, the two circles are not starting on the same point. It seems like the circle of ...
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How to divide a segment into n equal pieces in tikz

I want to divide a vector in n pieces. But I want to do this in tikz. Years ago I made my drawing in CorelDraw and the result was this: Now I want to make it in tikz with this code: \documentclass{...
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How to control \tkzAxeXY number formatting

I've made this drawing: With this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{array} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{pgf,tikz,tkz-euclide} \...
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How do I make a point bigger? (tkz-euclide)

For example let's draw a segment: The code for the segment: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz,tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \tikz{ \tkzDefPoints{0/0/A, 5/0/B} \...
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A problem with the protractor

How to set the protractor to measure the A,C,B angle? Code \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz,tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \tkzDefPoints{...
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How to draw a circle with the length of a segment?

Previously I posted a question and one answer brought me another question. Here is the code: \documentclass[margin=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz,tkz-euclide,xcolor,...
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Drawing a perpendicular line with the package tkz-euclide

How to draw a perpendicular line from "P" to segment "AB"? Here is the code: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{tikz,tkz-euclide,xcolor,graphicx} \usetkzobj{all} \...
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The bisector of an angle

I have a problem with a bisector. You can see my picture below I've made so far: You can see the coding as well: \tikz[thick,main node/.style=draw=black,thick]{ \coordinate(A)at(0,0); \coordinate(...
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Learning tkz-euclide and getting strange errors

I am using mikTeX on windows, and want to make figures of some compass and ruler constructions. So I want to use tkz-euclide. A minimal working example is the following: \documentclass{standalone} \...
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How can I change the distance of tips of \tkzAxeXY?

I am currently trying to improve the image de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:TrigEinheitskreis.png / create a free version of it. LaTeX This is what I've got so far: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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Orthogonal Circles Using TikZ

I'm making a diagram in order to explain orthogonal circles to my students. The code I'm using is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{...
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tkz-euclide x RequirePackage

I was reading into the forums about drawing with TIKZ, as recently I found myself in need to create drawings in my documents - I'm a teacher and I'm trying to use XeLaTeX to create worksheets and also ...
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How to color the arrow head in \tkzMarkAngle in the same color as the arc representing the angle?

When working on a picture using tikz and tkz-euclide, I observed that changing the color of the oriented arc representing the angle to the same color of the two segments forming this angle didn't ...
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Control sub line color in tkz-euclide grid

I am interested in using a third color in this grid for the "sub" lines. Is this possible? \documentclass[twoside,12pt]{article} \usepackage[hmargin=0.75in,vmargin=0.5in,includeheadfoot,headheight=...
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How do I trisect an angle using tkz-euclide?

Using the \tkzDefLine[bisector](A,B,C) command in tkz-euclide, you can bisect an angle. How can I cut an angle in three or more equal parts?
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TikZ Angle Label - Help it “fit” better?

I have the following drawn with TikZ using the code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{tkz-euclide} \usetkzobj{all} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \coordinate (O) at (0,0);...
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Empty space under a figure

I am getting a significant amount of empty space under the following figure. How do I get rid of it? (I am a new user and I don't know how to post a tex code.) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Little problem with \tkzMarkRightAngle

I have this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=newest} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix,decorations.pathreplacing} \usetikzlibrary{calc,angles,...
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Labeling angles in a triangle

I've tried looking at past answers to this question but it won't seem to solve my problem. I want to label the angles ABD and DBC in this triangle: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,amsmath,...
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Is there a straight-forward way to measure angles in tkz-euclide?

I'm aware of the pgf macros: \pgfmathanglebetweenpoints and \pgfmathanglebetweenlines What I'd like to know is whether there are any macros in tkz-euclide that more easily accomplish the same ...
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Setting global styles for elements in tkz-euclide

Is is possible to set global styles for elements when using tkz-euclide? (I have a document with many TikZ figures in it and I want to be able to set different styles for different groups of lines, ...
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How can I change the placement of a point that has automatically been placed by LaTex?

I used the command \tkzGetPoint{a} to make the angle bisector of the ABC angle. However, the point a gets placed much further below the triangle than I would like and that causes there to be a large ...
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Make an angle bisector in a triangle

I want to draw a bisector going from the AB segment in this triangle, but I do not know how I can make it so that it does not extend beyond the triangle. Here is my work: \documentclass{article} \...
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Dealing with overlapping vectors tikz

The following produces undesirable output because the "tails" of the vectors are overlapping and hard to see. Is there a way to automate something better by having all vectors draw only 95% of their ...
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How to mark a Segment with an arrow in Tkz euclid with the \tkzMarkSegment

I want to draw a light beam on a prism. I've looked and I found that their are a couple of options, but none with an arrow. Any suggestions for doing this in tkz-euclide environment? \documentclass[...
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Calculating a point in TikZ that completes a right trangle?

I am trying to draw an incline plane free body diagram for my Physics class ( a little like the one pictured here): Currently, my code looks like this (using TikZ, tkz-euclide, TiKz libraries calc ...
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Regular polygon and tkz-euclide

Is there any slick way to create an n-sided (n is some arbitrary integer, e.g. n = 23) regular polygon, inscribed into a circle, using tkz-euclide? Or do I have to use the plain TikZ functions (not ...
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Drawing the bisector of an angle as a dashed-line segment

(1). AX, the bisector of the angle C^{'}AC, must be a dashed-line segment. (2). C^{'}X must be drawn, and that line must be a dashed-line, too. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{...
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Drawing the three perpendicular bisectors of the sides of a triangle

(1). L, M and N must be the mid-points of the sides AB, AC and BC respectively. (2). LX, MY and NZ must be the perpendiculars. (3). Note that LX and NZ must intersect at point P, and MY must ...
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Correctness of labelling and alignment

(1). The figure must be centred. (2). The points Z, X and Y ought to be properly labelled. (Note that the points are faraway from where they should be. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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Draw three bisectors from the three vertices of a triangle

(1). Two bisectors must be drawn from the two vertices A and B so that they intersect at P. (2). BUT the other bisector drawn from the vertex C must be terminated before intersecting P. \...